If you’re about to start uni, you’re about to embark on a life-changing journey. Whether you’re moving out of home for the first time, getting the degree to start your dream career, or starting a course you’ve wanted to do for years – exciting times are ahead.
The best way to start your time at uni is to get prepared. And there’s no better way to get prepared than Orientation!
Orientation is a time to build friendships and networks that will help you through your course. It’s also a great time to find out about the academic and personal services available to CSU students, and get the essentials to help you get started.
Here are three things you can do to make sure you’re ready when Week 1 starts:
Walk through your online Orientation Journey for a collection of important information, tailored to your course area, campus and study mode. You’ll find out about the expectations we have of students at CSU, learn where to go to for help, and what support is available in your first year.
We recommend you work through the Online Orientation journey before your course starts, but you’ll always have access to this information if you want to refer back to it later.
Come along to Session 2 Orientation
Check out Session 2 Orientation to see what’s happening on campus, online or near you.
There’s a range of online academic, study skills, and services and support sessions from 2 to 9 July. The online sessions can help you get familiar with your course, brush up on some writing skills and meet some of the friendly staff at CSU.
The CSU Outreach Team is also running events in over 60 Australian cities and towns. So no matter where you live, you can meet someone from CSU and pick up some handy tips for starting your assignments, researching with the CSU Library, and more.
If you’re studying on campus or live near one of our campuses, join us on campus on 7 July. We’ll share lots of important information so you can get familiar with your course and campus, meet some key staff and find out about support to help you through your studies.
Attend your course information session
It’s also worth logging on for your course information session if your course has one. You’ll find out whether you need to buy special equipment, uniforms or software for your course.
Check your Orientation program to find out when these sessions are on. They’re important to make sure you haven’t missed any crucial information, so you’re ready when classes kick off.
University should be the time of your life, so make the most of the weeks before the session starts so you can hit the ground running.